CNNP (中茶) : CNNP (Which is stands for and is short for China National Native Produce & Animal By-Products Impo...
Big Yellow Mark (lit. Da Huang Yin) is a CNNP labelled tea from a small producer in Menghai. The tea is a blend of Nan Nuo and Bu Lang Mountain Spring 2005 tea. The tea has been stored in a "dry Guangdong" condition for 12 years and has developed a nice aged feel to it.
A CNNP branded production pressed into an iron cake. The cake is a blend of materials from Menghai area, but the exact recipe or blend is not known. The tea was stored in Shanghai from 2003 until 2016. 13 years in relatively hot and humid Shanghai has given this cake a nice aged feeling despite being an iron cake).
The tea brews up an orange-red tea soup with a pungent aroma of flowers, mushrooms and earth. The taste is clean with no musty wet storage notes, but does have some some earthy notes. There is a kind of pronounced spice and cloves taste and aroma with a strong viscous sweetness throughout.
The classic 7581 Ripe Pu-erh recipe from Kunming Tea Factory (aka CNNP). This is a 2007 production comprised entirely of fermented Menghai area large leaf varietal Pu-erh. The brewed tea is sweet and smooth. The color of the tea liquor is deep red wine hue. A very enjoyable tea with just the right amount of aging.
This tea was fermented in 2002, but was packed in 2004. Date on packaging is 2002 and reflects the end of the fermentation batch. The Y671 is Grade 3 ripe leaves and is heavier and stronger taste than the 2003 Y562.
Produced by Menghai tea factory for CNNP company in 2004 for export to Malaysia. Composed entirely of early spring material from Menghai area plantation teas. An excellent tea with clean taste and good mouth-feel. Stored in Kunming since 2004.
This was produced by the state-owned CNNP tea factory back in 1999 of which most was sent to Malaysia. It is composed of Menghai area fermented material. Brews a super clear red-wine colored tea liquor. A delightful ripe pu-erh tea aged to perfection.